Agenda for Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Senate Committees

Commerce & Labor Early Learning & K-12 Education
Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Law & Justice
Transportation Ways & Means

Commerce & Labor* -  01/29/14  1:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 8:32 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6272 - Concerning manufacturer and new motor vehicle dealer franchise agreements. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  2. SB 6307 - Preempting local employment laws and contracts.
  3. SB 6471 - Creating a teen summer employment wage. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  4. SB 6495 - Establishing a temporary teen training wage.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  01/29/14  1:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 3
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 8:44 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9215 - Bette Hyde, Director, Washington State Department of Early Learning.
  2. SB 6074 - Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.
  3. SB 6163 - Creating the summer knowledge improvement pilot program.
  4. SB 6209 - Concerning expanded learning opportunities.
  5. SB 6336 - Promoting expanded learning opportunities as a strategy to close the educational opportunity gap and prevent summer learning loss.
  6. SB 5958 - Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.

Executive:  SGA 9215 - Bette Hyde, Director, Washington State Department of Early Learning

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  01/29/14  8:00 am

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/23/2014 at 10:22 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6264 - Capping the amount of the greenhouse gas reporting fee.
  2. SB 6368 - Adjusting the dollar threshold for substantial development under the shoreline management act for certain pleasure craft-related construction.
  3. SB 6381 - Concerning watershed councils in the Puget Sound basin.

Work Session:  Climate change- continued from January 28 meeting.

Executive:  
  1. SB 6021 - Concerning a qualified alternative energy resource.
  2. SB 6086 - Reducing polychlorinated biphenyls in Washington state.
  3. SB 6243 - Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils."

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Law & Justice -  01/29/14  1:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:  
  1. SI 591 - Protect our gun rights.
  2. SI 594 - Gun sales background check.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Transportation* -  01/29/14  3:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/27/2014 at 5:01 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6150 - Concerning Medal of Honor special license plates. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  2. SB 6109 - Concerning the processing of certain motor vehicle-related violations applicable to rental cars.
  3. SB 6280 - Concerning department of transportation numbers for commercial motor vehicles. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  4. SB 6296 - Requiring an electric motorcycle registration renewal fee.

Executive:  
  1. SB 6216 - Allowing certain counties to assume the administrative duties of a county ferry district.
  2. SB 6171 - Creating passenger-only ferry service districts.
  3. SB 5886 - Concerning the sale of certain department of transportation surplus property.

If draft bills, proposed substitutes, or striking amendments are to be heard, they can be obtained by committee staff or on the committee's website, http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/TRAN/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Ways & Means* -  01/29/14  3:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 2:05 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Update on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
  2. Progress report on the Health Benefit Exchange.

Other business.

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